Shane Lavalette – Syracuse

Review by Wayne Swanson • What defines a city? Civic boosters point to all manner of urban amenities, but highways and freeways are seldom among them. Functional at best, highways are more likely known as noisy, divisive, and unsightly rips in the urban fabric. Yet in the post-World War II era, their impact on American cities... Continue Reading →

Shane Lavalette – Still (Noon)

Review by Douglas Stockdale • Shane Lavalette was commissioned to follow the footsteps of the Swiss photographer Theo Frey (1908–1997), one of the leading Swiss photojournalists of his day, who had set out in 1939 to photograph the Swiss landscape in for the Swiss National Exhibition. Lavalette investigated the same twelve Swiss villages as did Frey... Continue Reading →

Shane Lavalette – One Sun, One Shadow

Photographer: Shane Lavalette (b. Burlington, VT – resides Syracuse, NY) Publisher: Lavalette, Syracuse (NY), copyright 2016 Essay: Tim Davis Text: English Clothbound hardcover book, embossed with tipped in image, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Lithuania Photobook designer: Lavalette Notes: Shane Lavalette’s photobook is resulting from an earlier commission by the High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA)... Continue Reading →

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